13-Year-Old Hit By Bus in Wood River

April 30, 2018 - 12:26 pm

WOOD RIVER, Ill. (KMOX) - A teen girl has been airlifted to a St. Louis hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a bus Monday morning in Wood River.

Police tell KMOX the 13-year-old stepped off the curb along Highway 111 near Hawthorne Avenue, and into the path of a Madison County Transit bus. She was on her way to school.
She was talking to paramedics when taken from the scene. 

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The accident is under investigation.